NAICS Code 492110

NAICS 492110

NAICS Code 492110 – Couriers and Express Delivery Services

Definition of NAICS Code 492110: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing air, surface, or combined mode courier and express delivery services of parcels, but not operating under a universal service obligation. These parcels can include goods and documents, but the express delivery services are not part of the normal mail service. These services are generally between metropolitan areas, urban centers, or international, but the establishments of this industry form a network that includes local pick-up and delivery to serve their customers’ needs.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 492110

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Air courier services, except establishments operating under a universal service obligation
  • Express delivery services, except establishments operating under a universal service obligation
  • Courier services (i.e., intercity network), except establishments operating under a universal service obligation

Cross Reference Guide for Code 492110

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing parcel and express delivery services in addition to mail services under a universal service obligation–are classified in Industry NAICS 491110, Postal Service;
  • Providing messenger and delivery services within a metropolitan area or within an urban center–are classified in Industry NAICS 492210, Local Messengers and Local Delivery; and
  • Providing the truck transportation of palletized general freight–are classified in Industry Group 4841, General Freight Trucking.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 492110

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Air courier services (except establishments operating under a universal service obligation)
  • Courier services (i.e., intercity network) (except establishments operating under a universal service obligation)
  • Express delivery services (except establishments operating under a universal service obligation)
  • Local letter and parcel delivery services as part of intercity courier network
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 492110

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 7231, 8742NAICS 492110
  • CA WC: 7219, 8742
  • DE WC: 808, 951
  • PA WC: 808, 951
  • MI WC: 7231, 8742
  • NJ WC: 7219, 7231
  • NY WC: 7219, 7231
  • WY WC: 492110
  • GL: 94099, 47367
  • SIC: 4215

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 492110 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

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NAICS Code 492110